About Us

Galliard Lockings Associates is a China-focused firm providing consultancy services targeted at small to medium sized client companies.   We are the leading British privately run Technology co-operation accellerator in mainland China.  We offer innovative strategies, solutions and tailor made services to technology companies wishing to trade with China or access the Chinese market.  We research markets and devise entry strategies, we find and match partners, for technology licensing, joint ventures, local sales and distribution channels as well as support the setting up of full business operations in china.   We also provide management consulting and project management services.

Our History

  • 20

    Developed co-operation network with partners in 41 different countries and districts throughout the world. The network will promote technology opportunities and provide syndicated consulting services.

  • 20

    Galliard Group's China based subsidiary notified they are the winner of the CV Magazine Best for China-Focused Business Intelligence 2016 Award and also scooped the Award for Excellence in Technology Commercialisation.

  • 20

    Signed a co-operation agreement with Tianjin NTEM a government agency for China and Overseas co-operation.   We also became advisor to Beijing Technology Exchange and Promotion Centre (BTEC) the International Technology Transfer Network (ITTN) where we co-organised the very first two ITTC conferences.

Mission & Values


To simplify and facilitate the process of China market entry for our client’s and shorten the learning curve for them doing business in an alien environment.

We do this by providing information, analysis, strategies and services, which deliver long term commercial benefits, based upon our clients key business objectives


Internally and externally, Galliard Lockings Associates fosters a climate that values integrity, honesty, openness, professionalism, personal excellence, constructive self-criticism, continual self-improvement, and mutual respect.

Core Work Team

Michael Donovan

Michael Donovan was born and grew up in the UK and has lived in China for... MORE

Helen Du

Helen carries out the role of Senior Consultant and has 15 years.. MORE

Linda Li

Linda spearheads special projects and the marketing, sales and distribution.... MORE

Snowee Meng

Snowee provides key administrative and office related functions .... MORE

  • 1.

    FAST TRACK MARKET ENTRY & SALES - We reduce the time required to learn how to achieve your objectives in this complex China market, you leverage local knowledge, experience and relationships built over 10 years of focussed effort.

  • 2.

    COST EFFECTIVENESS - You acquire a locally based team at your disposal without human resources and staff management commitments thus reducing opportunity costs related to hiring your own staff, international travel and doing business in China.

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    LONG TERM STRATEGIC ALLY - We employ best business management knowledge and techniques in the execution of our work, we provide a continuous day to day on the ground driving force to see your project through to conclusion after you leave.

our standards

Galliard Lockings Associates operates in accordance with the highest professional standards in all relationships with customers, suppliers, environment and the community.

We hold ourselves accountable to our customers, shareholders, partners, managers and employees by honouring our commitments, providing results, and striving for the highest quality.

We provide  offerings that are price competitive, efficient, durable, flexible and allow our organisation to respond rapidly to both market and customer needs. 

  • “ Thank you very much for our meeting in Beijing and we are very happy to our bussines cooperation. Our delegation after returning to China has reached a mutual agreement .....We can not wait for our reunion.

    .” Mich Vulovich (Client) Slovenia
  • “Thank you again for taking the time to investigate the Hong Kong idea we had.  Based on your input, I think we’ll plan on sticking to the right way and look to a mainland China office.”

    Tom Bekman (Client) USA